Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Blepharita Hampson, 1907 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 19 : 251.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Hadena amica Treitschke, 1825. In: Ochsenheimer, Schmett. Eur. 5(1): 332.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [U.S.S.R.] RUSSIA: ? Locality, (HNHM, Budapest)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MNIOTYPE Franclemont, 1941; and BLEPHARAMIA Berio, 1980 as junior synonyms of BLEPHARITA Hampson, 1907.

Poole (1989) included 45 species in the genus BLEPHARITA.

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